The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL 80 120 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.58% 21.82% 12.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.00% 41.52% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 89 56
Median daily rate £325 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £15.00 £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.00 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -29.68%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
250 289 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 54.95% 52.55% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 222 150
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Median hourly rate £18.56 £16.38 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -37.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.08 £18.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.38 £17.50 £29.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 54 £325 +3.17% 12
Newport +18 10 £380 -17.94%
Bridgend 0 2 £469 +17.18% 6
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £240 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £140 - 1
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 81 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (29.72%) SQL Server
3 54 (25.47%) Microsoft
4 49 (23.11%) Java
5 45 (21.23%) Windows
6 42 (19.81%) OO
7 40 (18.87%) Oracle
7 40 (18.87%) Software Engineering
8 39 (18.40%) Security Cleared
9 37 (17.45%) TDD
10 36 (16.98%) Selenium
10 36 (16.98%) jQuery
11 32 (15.09%) C#
11 32 (15.09%) .NET
11 32 (15.09%) Unix
12 31 (14.62%) XML
12 31 (14.62%) Finance
12 31 (14.62%) Oracle Database
13 30 (14.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (14.15%) Perl
14 28 (13.21%) RESTful
15 27 (12.74%) HTML
15 27 (12.74%) PL/SQL
15 27 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (12.26%) SC Cleared
16 26 (12.26%) Cucumber
17 25 (11.79%) MongoDB
17 25 (11.79%) NoSQL
17 25 (11.79%) Visual Studio
18 23 (10.85%) JavaScript

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.13%) Apache
2 11 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.19%) IIS
3 8 (3.77%) SAS
4 5 (2.36%) JBoss
4 5 (2.36%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.42%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.42%) Confluence
6 3 (1.42%) FileNet
6 3 (1.42%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.13%) MS Office
3 7 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Gliffy
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.66%) VoIP
3 10 (4.72%) Firewall
4 8 (3.77%) SNMP
5 4 (1.89%) DNS
5 4 (1.89%) VPN
6 3 (1.42%) HTTP
6 3 (1.42%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.42%) Internet
6 3 (1.42%) SSH
6 3 (1.42%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.94%) LDAP
8 1 (0.47%) LAN
8 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (29.72%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.62%) Oracle Database
3 30 (14.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (11.79%) MongoDB
5 25 (11.79%) NoSQL
6 20 (9.43%) Relational Database
6 20 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (8.96%) Redis
8 18 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (8.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (7.55%) RDBMS
11 14 (6.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (4.25%) MS Access
13 9 (4.25%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (3.30%) MySQL
15 6 (2.83%) Biml
16 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (16.98%) Selenium
2 26 (12.26%) Cucumber
3 25 (11.79%) Visual Studio
4 16 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (7.08%) Subversion
6 14 (6.60%) Eclipse
7 13 (6.13%) Git (software)
8 12 (5.66%) JIRA
8 12 (5.66%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (4.72%) Maven
10 9 (4.25%) JUnit
11 8 (3.77%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (3.77%) StarTeam
12 7 (3.30%) Ant
13 6 (2.83%) JMeter
14 5 (2.36%) DbUnit
14 5 (2.36%) Spock
15 4 (1.89%) Burp Suite
15 4 (1.89%) Concordion
15 4 (1.89%) QAComplete
General
1 31 (14.62%) Finance
2 15 (7.08%) Legal
3 6 (2.83%) Back Office
4 3 (1.42%) Advertising
4 3 (1.42%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 106 (50.00%) Developer
2 45 (21.23%) Analyst
3 20 (9.43%) SQL Analyst
3 20 (9.43%) Test Analyst
4 19 (8.96%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.96%) SQL Developer
5 15 (7.08%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.60%) DBA
6 14 (6.60%) Perl Developer
6 14 (6.60%) Software Developer
7 12 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 12 (5.66%) Tester
8 11 (5.19%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.77%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.77%) SQL DBA
9 8 (3.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.98%) jQuery
2 32 (15.09%) .NET
3 31 (14.62%) XML
4 28 (13.21%) RESTful
5 27 (12.74%) HTML
6 23 (10.85%) Mojolicious
7 19 (8.96%) Kafka
8 17 (8.02%) Web Services
9 16 (7.55%) .NET Framework
10 15 (7.08%) Entity Framework
11 14 (6.60%) CSS
12 11 (5.19%) Ajax
12 11 (5.19%) SOAP
12 11 (5.19%) WinForms
13 10 (4.72%) LINQ
13 10 (4.72%) Spring
13 10 (4.72%) WCF
14 9 (4.25%) Hibernate
14 9 (4.25%) J2EE
14 9 (4.25%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.66%) NHS
2 7 (3.30%) Clustering
3 6 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (2.36%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.89%) iPad
6 3 (1.42%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.42%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.42%) PKI
7 2 (0.94%) AS400
7 2 (0.94%) CMDB
7 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) PACS
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.23%) Windows
2 32 (15.09%) Unix
3 17 (8.02%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.19%) Linux
5 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.89%) AIX
8 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.81%) OO
3 40 (18.87%) Software Engineering
4 37 (17.45%) TDD
5 23 (10.85%) Migration
6 20 (9.43%) Scrum
7 18 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (8.49%) Unit Testing
8 17 (8.02%) Data Migration
9 16 (7.55%) OOP
10 15 (7.08%) UML
11 14 (6.60%) ETL
11 14 (6.60%) MVC
12 13 (6.13%) Data Mapping
12 13 (6.13%) V-Model
13 11 (5.19%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (5.19%) SDLC
14 9 (4.25%) CRM
14 9 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (4.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.11%) Java
2 32 (15.09%) C#
3 30 (14.15%) Perl
4 27 (12.74%) PL/SQL
5 23 (10.85%) JavaScript
6 21 (9.91%) Scala
6 21 (9.91%) T-SQL
7 20 (9.43%) Go
8 11 (5.19%) C++
9 9 (4.25%) C
9 9 (4.25%) PHP
10 6 (2.83%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.36%) ANSI SQL
12 4 (1.89%) Python
12 4 (1.89%) VBA
13 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.42%) Ruby
13 3 (1.42%) VC++
14 2 (0.94%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.94%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 39 (18.40%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.66%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.25%) ISEB
5 7 (3.30%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.89%) Degree
7 3 (1.42%) CCNA
7 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.94%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.47%) MCSE
9 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.94%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) HL7
4 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.36%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Ansible
1 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.42%) yum
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (25.47%) Microsoft
2 40 (18.87%) Oracle
3 12 (5.66%) Teradata
4 11 (5.19%) Informatica
5 10 (4.72%) Cisco
6 8 (3.77%) Coverity
6 8 (3.77%) VMware
7 5 (2.36%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.42%) Adobe
9 3 (1.42%) Citrix
9 3 (1.42%) IBM
9 3 (1.42%) ILOG
9 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.42%) Splunk
9 3 (1.42%) Zend
10 2 (0.94%) BMC
10 2 (0.94%) Remedy
10 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.47%) Kofax
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